Netanyahu’s Media Obsession Has Brought About His Downfall

The prime minister's obsession with getting the respect he believed he was due from all of the Israeli media led him to pursue Yedioth Ahronoth publisher Arnon Mozes

Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer

Benjamin Netanyahu won his first election in 1996, after being 25 percentage points behind Shimon Peres in the polls only six months earlier and having the entire Israeli media arrayed against him, blaming him for the death of the slain Yitzhak Rabin.

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